It seems as if the summer just began, and yet here we are . . . a day away
from the first of September, and two major events for TNNA.
When Maker Faire Detroit took place at the very beginning of August, we
looked at the World Maker Faire in NYC as a spot in the distance. Now it’s
If you happen to be anywhere near Flushing NY (and the Hall of Science), on
September 25 and 26, you really should stop by to see what all the excitement is
about. In fact, if you’re able, you might consider signing up to help teach any
one of the needlearts, knitting, crochet, needlepoint or cross-stitch at The
National NeedleArts Association’s Needlearts Stitch Zone. It’s easy to
volunteer, just go to the Jooners site (http://www.jooners.com/guest?t=help&p=none&l=-3ff95ae9:12a75146ff3:-4c17)
and fill in your name and cell phone number in the appropriate time slot. I
guarantee, you’ll have a great time.
TNNA’s generous donors supply all the materials, you supply the knowledge and
There’s also the Fall Needlecraft Market, of course, in St. Louis on the 25th
and 26th at the Embassy Suites. You can download the Buyer Registration at http://www.tnna.org/?page=Fall.
A cash and carry show, this is a great way to pick up those extra items you
really need for the coming season. In a relaxed atmosphere, you can take
classes, visit with friends, and recharge your spirits.
Both events offer you the chance to spend a few days surrounded by what you
love the most (besides family, of course) . . . fiber, fun and friends. I can’t
think of a better way to welcome the fall.